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A variety of sources are stating that in a memoir Amin al-Husseini, once the Mufti of Jerusalem, wrote:

Our fundamental condition for cooperating with Germany was a free hand to eradicate every last Jew from Palestine and the Arab world. I asked Hitler for an explicit undertaking to allow us to solve the Jewish problem in a manner befitting our national and racial aspirations and according to the scientific methods innovated by Germany in the handling of its Jews. The answer I got was: 'the Jews are yours.'

For example:

ANOTHER TACK: Fiendish hypocrisy II, Sarah Honig, Jerusalem Post April 2001

Historical Dictionary of the Holocaust

The Gramsci Factor: 59 Socialists in Congress

However, I don't know of any primary source.

Is this an accurate quotation of Amin al-Husseini's journal or memoir?

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    Much as it pains me to cite New York Times, they seem to have the only rebuttal I was able to find so far: "Hitler’s alleged and highly unlikely pledge to Husseini (“The Jews are yours”) is based on a passage in the mufti’s own memoirs. But there is an official German record of his meeting with Hitler that contains no such statement" – user5341 Mar 21 '17 at 23:25
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    @user5341 That sounds like a confirmation, not a rebuttal, of the memoirs containing the quote. – DavePhD Mar 21 '17 at 23:45
  • maybe the references cited here spme.org/book-reviews/… especially reference 16 could help someone answer – DavePhD Mar 21 '17 at 23:55
  • the book books.google.com/… cites the quote to this May 1947 document searchworks.stanford.edu/view/3035588 – DavePhD Mar 22 '17 at 0:30
  • oh sorry I misread the question. I thought it was "did he say that" not "did he claim it was said in memoir" – user5341 Mar 22 '17 at 2:39

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